National parks and other protected areas in western Europe

a selected bibliography by Catherine Hogg

Publisher: Vance Bibliographies in Monticello, Ill., USA

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Edition Notes

StatementCatherine Hogg.
SeriesPublic administration series--bibliography,, P 2110
LC ClassificationsZ7405.N38 H65 1987, QH77.E9 H65 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination27 p. ;
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2443548M
ISBN 101555902103
LC Control Number87139002

Belize has a broad mix of national parks, forest reserves, marine reserves, natural monuments, wildlife sanctuaries, archaeological reserves, and private reserves. All told, more than one-fifth of the country's landmass and much of its offshore waters are, to some extent, protected areas. In fact. Most Traveler readers know that Yellowstone National Park is considered to be the world’s first national park. Some, though, might not know that more than nations have established parks or protected areas within their boundaries. The International Union for the Conservation of Nature counts more than , such areas around the world. Some of these areas are inscribed in the United. The Nordic context regarding national parks and protected areas is different from that of other countries in several ways. The right of public access is a fundamental aspect of outdoor recreation, nature-based tourism, and conservation in northern Europe (Sandell ). Nature reserves to protect China’s rich and biodiverse habitats are often poorly managed, underfunded, and do little to defend vulnerable wildlife against overdevelopment. To strengthen protection efforts, China has created a new system of National Parks and Protected Areas, beginning in with Sanjiangyuan National Park in Qinghai Province.

A protected land area is an area designated as important and protected because of its biological diversity and natural or cultural resources. The level of protection varies. Examples of protected land areas include nature reserves, wilderness areas, national parks, and natural monuments.   The ambition to create new protected areas still persists, of course. National parks, wildlife refuges, and other protected areas remain essential, especially for species that do not adapt well to human-dominated landscapes. The signatory nations to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) have acknowledged as much, at least on paper.   Today, Pakistan can claim “notified” protected areas which include 31 national parks, 92 wildlife sanctuaries, 97 game reserves, 19 wetland reserves and community reserves. However, the past year experience with this movement for nature protection has brought forward two challenges that needed to be addressed.   Currently the only national park in Switzerland, it was one of the first in all of Europe, and it is among the most highly protected areas in the world: It’s forbidden for visitors to leave the.

  Other parks close enough to add to the road trip are Bryce Canyon with hundreds of tall, multicolored sandstone hoodoos (tall thin spires of rock) created by natural erosion, and Arches National. The National Park System has since expanded to units (often referred to as parks), more than related areas, and numerous programs that assist in conserving the nation's natural and cultural heritage for the benefit of current and future generations. Protected Areas (Nature Reserves) Feature Story National Parks in Egypt, frequently referred to as protected areas, are for the most part a relatively new, but rapidly growing development. Though Ras Mohamed, located on the very southern tip of the Sinai has is a relatively older park, many of the others have been added only in the last few years.   Hydropower has a long and complicated relationship with the conservation movement and national parks and other protected areas. In fact, the conservation movement in .

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National parks and protected areas offer a wealth of ecological and social contributions or services to humans and life on earth. This book describes the strengths of national parks and protected areas in different parts of Europe and North America and the challenges to the full realization of their goals.

Add tags for "National parks and other protected areas in western Europe: a selected bibliography". Be the first. The case studies demonstrate the application of adaptation strategies in protected areas like National Parks, Biosphere Reserves and Natural Parks, and reflect the potential benefits as well as existing obstacles.

A general section provides the necessary background information on climate trends and their effects on abiotic and biotic components. Protected Areas Protected Areas by Michael Lockwood. Download it Managing Protected Areas books also available in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format for read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Nearly all nations on Earth contributed to the National parks and other protected areas in western Europe book of national parks and other protected areas, so that in just 40 years a few hundred formally declared. Parcuri naturale (Nature Parks) : Slovakia: Chranené krajinné oblasti - CHKO (Protected Landscape Areas) : Slovenia: Krajinski parki, regijski parki (Landscape/Nature Parks, Regional Parks) : Spain: Parques naturales, parques regionales, parques rurales (Nature Parks, Regional Parks.

1. Introduction. The designation of Protected Areas (PAs) is a key policy for biodiversity conservation internationally. Inthe Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (), adopted the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity – and its 20 Aichi Biodiversity Targets, including Aichi target 11 stating that at least 17 % of terrestrial and inland water areas and 10 % of coastal.

Top 10 national parks in Europe: readers' travel tips Our article on Europe’s less-well-known national parks caught your attention and prompted hundreds of you to submit tips for more areas.

The amended Federal Nature Conservation Act made statutory provision for areas to be designated as 'developing' national parks. This eases the creation of new national parks in Germany. Under the IUCN Protected Area Management Categories, a national park (Category II) is a protected area managed mainly for ecosystem protection and recreation.

Protected areas are cultural artifacts, and their story is entwined with that of human civilization. Protecting places and resources is by no means a modern concept, whether it be indigenous communities guarding sacred sites or the convention of European hunting reserves. Over years ago, royal decrees in India protected certain areas.

In Europe, rich and powerful people protected. Info: Protected Areas in Germany In Germany there are 15 national parks, 14 biosphere reserves and more than 90 nature parks. The states (Länder) are responsible for the protection of nature, however a coordination at an interregional level is necessary.

Germany also has 14 Biosphere Reserves, as well as 98 nature ing the national protected areas, about 25% of Germany's area is national parks or nature parks. See also. List of nature parks. The European Day of Parks is a commemorative day for Protected Areas across Europe that was launched in by the EUROPARC Federation to celebrate Protected Areas throughout Europe.

It celebrates the creation of the 1st National Parks in Europe – a set of nine parks. PARKS is indexed in Scopus, the world’s largest bibliographic database of peer-reviewed scientific papers published from onwards will be included in the Scopus database.

You can find the issues below or through the PARKS Journal contribute to PARKS please contact the editor and follow the IUCN WCPA Parks Author guidelines.

Protected Areas in Greece In Greece there are 5 main types of protected areas: National Parks: there are 10 National Parks in Greece, cover ing to law, a National Park is a forested area, which is of great interest from the point of view of wild fauna and flora conservation, the geomorphological formations, the substratum, the atmosphere, the waters and their natural.

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If you're like me, you're planning a trip to a few National Parks and you're buying a bunch of books to extract all the valuable info you need for your road trip. Well, look no s: The national register of formally protected areas revealed that, by% of the land surface of South Africa was under formal protection, comprising a total of areas.

These included wilderness areas, National Parks and provincial reserves, covering a total of million hectares. Of the twenty eight IUCN Category II protected areas. The country has protected areas, including 46 national parks, 34 national monuments, 10 forest reserves, 54 protective zones, and a large number of other protected areas.

Venezuela’s protected forests help conserve some of the world’s most rare and elusive species of fauna and flora, drawing tourists from all across the globe to the. A stunning photography book featuring all 59 U.S.

National Parks, published to coincide with the National Parks Service’s centennial The National Parks of the United States is a stunning tribute to some of the most spectacular and diverse scenery in the world. From the peaks of Colorado to the glaciers of Alaska, from the volcanoes of Hawaii to the everglades of Florida, this handsome volume Reviews: IUCN protected area management categories classify protected areas according to their management objectives.

The categories are recognised by international bodies such as the United Nations and by many national governments as the global standard for defining and recording protected areas and as such are increasingly being incorporated into government legislation.

Those lands come in four varieties: national parks, national forests, national wildlife refuges and western areas overseen by the U.S.

Bureau of Land Management (BLM, the largest of the four). Hungary has 10 National Parks ("Nemzeti Park"). The caves of Aggtelek, the Hortobágy Puszta, and the Fertő (Neusiedler) Lake landscape area are also UNESCO World Heritage interactive map shows protected areas (not just National Parks) of Hungary.

If you switch over to the Hungarian version (click the flag in the upper right corner), you can download a zipped kmz file for Google. A national park is a park in use for conservation purposes, created and protected by national governments.

Often it is a reserve of natural, semi-natural, or developed land that a sovereign state declares or owns. Although individual nations designate their own national parks differently, there is a common idea: the conservation of 'wild nature' for posterity and as a symbol of national pride.

Five other Italian protected areas obtained the European Charter for Sustainable Tourism in Protected Areas The award ceremony in Brussels, in December: News: Comacchio (FE), April 30th-May 3rd Birdwatching Fair The International Birdwatching and Nature Tourism Fair at PR Delta del Po: Tolmin (Slo), 16th November The creation of National Parks, beginning in the 19th century, preserved some especially attractive and notable areas, but the pursuits of commerce, lifestyle, and recreation combined with increases in human population have continued to result in human modification of relatively untouched areas.

Such human activity often negatively impacts native flora and fauna. PAD-US is America’s official national inventory of U.S. terrestrial and marine protected areas (List of National Geospatial Data Assets) that are dedicated to the preservation of biological diversity and to other natural, recreation and cultural uses, managed for these purposes through legal or other effective -US also includes the best available aggregation of federal land and.

Alberta's provincial parks and protected areas are managed by Alberta Parks and Alberta Government's ministry of Alberta Environment and Parks whose mandate is to protect the province's natural landscapes in of Decemberthe province of Alberta manages 69 provincial parks.

British Columbia. Chapter America Needs More National Parks \ Michael J. Kellett Chapter A New Era of Protected Areas for the Great Plains \ Curtis H. Freese Chapter Human Impact on Protected Areas of the Peruvian Amazon \ Marc J. Dourojeanni Chapter Protected Areas in Chilean Patagonia \ Carlos Cuevas Chapter   Among the National Park Service holdings, we limited our analysis to national parks, because other types of protected areas managed by the US National Park Service (e.g., national scenic rivers, national lakeshores, or national monuments) have different conservation status, and may not be managed for conservation goals.

A visit to Ghana’s wildlife parks and other protected areas is like walking into an interesting world of nature. Digya National Park - A park on the western bank of the you can travel. National park, national hiking areas and other protected areas managed by Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland provide the visitors with unforgettable moments, best sceneries and hiking facilities for nature walks, hikes and boat trips.

Local nature tourism firms offer services for the visitors in many of the areas. The park protects one of the largest expanses of peatland in Europe and supports a diversity of species in a unique habitat; it is especially important in this regard as it is one of the largest remaining examples of a blanket bog habitat remaining in Western Europe.

9. Moffat International Dark Sky Community, Scotland (). Plastic dust is blowing into U.S. national parks—more than tons each year. By Erik Stokstad Jun. 11,PM. Remote wilderness areas and national parks in the western .areas were first set aside by kings and other national rulers in Europe early in the Renaissance, typically as royal hunting reserves.

These and other early United States national parks, such as Grand Canyon and Mount nises the importance of other protected area objectives such as .